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republicans who have opposed sandy aid are from hurricane regions. one from mississippi called for more help just last year for katrina relief but opposed sandy relief making him a target for skewering. >> many of my constituents in mississippi are still dealing with the effects of hurricane katrina. >> let's pretend instead of your constituents in mississippi, it's someone else's constituents in new york, and instead of seven months later, it's two months later. >> we sent them there to do the work for us, not to sit down there and play with each other. >> reporter: but republicans want specifics. we asked christie's office three times to explain their request. nearly $5 billion for housing. is that temporary housing, rebuilding homes or loans? and $700 million for what is called individual assistance. is that food, rent, actual payments or loans? christie's office has not answered any of those questions. the house is back in session tomorrow night. the real debate will happen tuesday. the vote is set for wednesday. dan and bianna. >> keep pushing for answers. thank you, david. sandy relief
to mississippi and down to louisiana producing flooding out here with as much as five inches or more of rain being recorded in some areas. very heavy with some of these storms. taking a closer look, right now, down through mississippi and parts of western tennessee and up to kentucky and ohio, will be moving into the northeast. as far as flood warnings, portions in louisiana. red is flash flood warnings and we do have flooding going on. if you doing traveling in parts of the northeastern louisiana and mississippi, please be careful and do not drive through flooded roadways. we do have flooded roadways across western parts of kentucky and northern parts of ohio. how much more additional rainfall are we talking about? look at the shades in yellow and orange, still four inches expected because what this front is going to be spreading light rain in portions and in through tomorrow morning. keep that in mind for monday morning commute. it will stay stalled in places like mississippi, tennessee, virginia and north carolina. so you'll be dealing with it next several days coming up this workweek. we
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at the couldn't influence of the illinois and mississippi river. >> very humid. >> it maybe bright lights but it's not the brightest in the country. talk to us then about your personal journey from returning. >> well, i was saying that i come thinking i would be going back as a missionary but when the west swept me up, i knew i wouldn't go back, so i just moved next door rather than being a missionary, i would be a minister and that held in place for the first two years of college, but in my jr. year, something totally unexpected happened, namely ideas jumped to live in my mind and it was so exciting and i knew that that's where i wanted to pour my life and my energy into ideas actually ideas connecting with my background and religion, but then i realized that the ministry was all great honor to ministers, nevertheless the demands of an organization and promotional thing would leave too little room for where i really wanted to put my energy, so again i just moved over one door from being a missionary, to being a minister, now to being a teacher of the world's great philosophies and religions. >>
. mississippi, california and hawaii are the only states not seeing a widespread outbreak. the vaccine is designated not to just help patient who is get the shot. it also helps overall in the community. so that fewer people are contagious and spreading the virus. >> jamie: that sure sounds helpful. thanks. >> eric: now for a look behind the news with liz trotta and her sunday commentary. >> general stanley miss crystal, a private citizen, has written a memoir, vigorously celebrated by the media this week, as he makes the rounds selling his career. curiously, he doesn't explain how his vaunted lessons in leadership got him fired fired 0 as commander of nato forces in afghanistan. but first are for a hit to his world view, consider the quotations he chose for the dedication page. lines from a 19th century poem by lord mccauley. with weeping and laughter, still is the story told, how well horatious kept the bridge in the brave days of old. the liance dramatize the legend of the roman warrior who single handedly saved rome from a howling etruiveggan attack on the last bridge into the city.
approval. joining me now to talk about that and many other thicks, former mississippi governor, republican, haley barbour. thank you for coming in. >> i hope the president doesn't try to do that. to try to take away from the congress the power that the constitution directly gives the congress. that is the power to -- to spend, the power to control the debt. i know that the treasury department has announced they are not going to do it. i hope they stick to that decision because this is -- we should never have a situation where one person-- the president -- can put our country deeper, deeper, deeper in debt. we are doing a bad job of that now. it would be really bad if it was not -- if the congress let their control go. >> shannon: you saw the white house press secretary says it is not something we are going to do or are prepared to do. but we have a all right from dozens of democrats in the house and on the senate side, saying we have to do something if we are faltering. they are saying that the republicans are holding the country hostage if they don't vote for the debt ceiling, saying we n
in 47 states. in fact only california, mississippi and hawaii aren't at that level. now it's important to note that this tells us about the spread, but not the severity. and while high levels of activity have gone down a bit in five states, they've actually gone up in several others. >> we're seeing flu in almost every part of the country right now. and lots of it. so we do think that the early signs that the southeast may be starting to go down are hopeful. but i think the message to the folks out there is that there's still lots of flu around. we expect it to be around for several more weeks. but it's still not too late to get vaccinated if you haven't already. >> now it's also important to remember this is just a snapshot of the first week of the new year. and because flu is so unpredictable, it's hard to tell this early on if flu season has peaked already or not. for now we're basically at the halfway mark of the most intense part of the season. there's still time to get a flu shot. in case you're curious, about 37% of people have had a flu shot. keep this in mind, it takes about t
of the country, all those people are pro gun. right down the mississippi. ? wh we come back the -- when we come back, look at that big guy. was the -- was he the face or who is the face of the [ woman ] ring. ring. progresso. i just served my mother-in-law your chicken noodle soup but she loved it so much... i told her it was homemade. everyone tells a little white lie now and then. but now she wants my recipe [ clears his throat ] [ softly ] she's right behind me isn't she? [ male announcer ] progresso. you gotta taste this soup. of green giant vegetables it's easy to eat like a giant... ♪ and feel like a green giant. ♪ ho ho ho ♪ green giant chris: welcome back. this is going to be fun. here's this week's cover of "time" magazine new jersey governor chris christie is on the cover. the big question for us this week, who is the face of the republican party right now, january, 2013, howard fineman? >> well, it's obviously the beleaguered john boehner. the person that should be in the next generation is george p. bush, spanish speaking, hispanic -- son of jeb. >> it should be marco rubio. c
, which was the tallest building west of the mississippi. this building survived until the fire came. the fire did a lot of damage here. there is the examiner building. it also survived the earthquake, and the fire came. >> really interestingly, steel-framed buildings were a newish thing in the turn of the century. how many do we have in the city? >> from that vintage, that are actually still here, we probably have 30 or 40. but what was interesting is, the robeling steel institute sent a team out here. there is a document where they went through the buildings. all the buildings they reported on went through the earthquake just fine. >> one didn't. the williams building. >> interestingly enough, the williams building was not in the book. they chose to ignore that. it was like a statistical throw out. >> all the ones they looked at were great. >> great. the one building they didn't include did poorly. in the '89 earthquake i was the engineer retrofitting that building. it sustained a lot of damage. we did some research, and we're able to actually find the daughter of the engineer
states. everywhere except california, mississippi and hawaii. tonight concerns about the shortages of vac seep and tamiflu treatment especially for children. one doctor says he is urging patients in their 30's to try to recover without tamiflu. i tell my patients in the 30 year old range tested positive. you are young, you are lelty, you are going to do fine with this. you should probably let to ride it out and save tamiflu for somebody who needs it. >> anna kooiman is here now. we are hearing reports today that the flu is widespread and hearing from others maybe it is slowing down. what is the fact? >> we are hearing both sides. you are right. while we did see an early and quick start to the flu season this year. health officials point out that we do often see flu reaching epgd levels in the winter. this outbreak may a peaked like the south. this strain seems to be stronger and making people sicker longer. hospitals around the country have seen spikes since flu related conditions and deaths. comparatively the last few years including boston where the mayor also declared a public health e
played poker. he had become addicted to cigars when is a cub reporter on the mississippi. of income he contributed his own clouds to the roiling steam. twain bought the long disgusting licorice flavored robes by the bucket full by the barrel for $4, including the bigger. for his guests, he brought them in boxes of 200. he awoke to a three times a night to smoke pretty healthy cigar boys in there, took a few a rogue waves and scattered the favor with the long sweep of his arms. twain had acquired a taste for steam bath in virginia city. and while laboring under bronchitis industries cold of the recently discovered mineral waters, eight miles northwest on the geiger cream, the road between virginia city and steamboat springs, a distance of seven miles. over the first of a long line of nine beautiful columns, there was a house debating. twain likened the jets of hot white steam emitted from fishers in the earth to a steamboats estate tax. they made a boiling, surging noise exactly as a steamboat it. he enjoyed racing eggs in his handkerchief and dipping them in this brings with it with so
. you feel like coming in in okamura clarksdale, mississippi, only five minutes from downtown. >> i know you're from this area, like i said. after ann arbor, you left it mostly lived other places and then you come back to detroit to tell this kind of story. tell me about the things that surprised you about the city, things that she found it were different that maybe he didn't expect for things you found over the same that may be shocking. >> the first thing that surprised me was how much i like living here, to be honest. full disclosure, when i decided to do the piece, i moved away and 93 in my family still lives here. so a year never went by where he didn't come back to visit at least a couple times. the idea of a real extended-stay, planting myself here. i wasn't sure how that would go. i had a life in new york, liked my life there. i kind of thought i would approach it is almost like a regular reporting gig come away with comment, work really hard for legal week, get every time done that needed done and then retreat back to new york for like four weeks. it didn't work out that way. i
week ago. the only states not experiencing an epidemic of california, mississippi, and allied. here is the good news. hard-hit states fell from 29-24. vaccinations are recommended for everyone six months and older and health officials say it is not too late. and causing major trouble for one new jersey family. of 4-year-old was not allowed to get a preschool for one week because of a state law which requires children the age of five to give a shot. paris refused even if they shut because the boys allergy. the school fially relented and the board will be going back monday, but should this have happened in the first place? whitney vice his legal analyst, criminal defense attorney and former prosecutor. he added doctor's note. his pediatrician city could get sick. the parents of the kid said we're not trying to make that kind of mistake, that kind of risk and love this kid may be potentially to lose his life. gerri: well, you know, the doctor wrote a note but did not make the connection between the elegy and the flu shot which might have been the problem. what do you make of this? >> t
, but heavy rain as well because we have the flooding concerns across parts of the lower mississippi valley and headed to the mid ohio valley as well. and then ahead of this, it's a very foggy morning, kind of like what you saw yesterday and kind after repeat of that today. 16 states that have dense fog advisories in effect as you head out on the roads this morning, plenty of time and distance between the cars in front of you. anywhere to the best of that storm, it's incredibly cold. 48 in phoenix, and 49 in l.a. 52 in palm springs, below freezing in palm springs and phoenix, almost unheard of. fine must six in flagstaff and incredible cold temperatures there. the real cold that you really, really dislike, that massive air right there. where you see that peak, that's the coldest air and right now we have cold air, winter air across the northern plains and across the west, it's warm to the east. we're starting to see the pattern change and in the middle of the week, that flattens out. that batch of cold air cold to the parts of the northeast by thursday and later next weekend and next week,
and severe storms are threatening the mississippi and ohio river valleys with flooding. and in egypt, a court has ordered a retrial for former president hosni mubarak. i'm joined by msnbc contributor, joy reed, and tara mcinnis, executive director for american for progress action fun and professor of linguistics and contributing editor at the new republic and columnist at the "new york daily news" and amy goodman, author and, of course, host of "democracy now." >>> this week president obama anoupsed three cabinet nominations all white men. the five departures which as of wednesday include hilda solace to our males. the appointments have called into question the president's commitment to diversity in his second term, concerns by a mick kmur in "the new york times" on tuesday, showing president obama last month in the oval office surrounded by his closest advisers discussing fiscal cliff negotiations. 1 of 11 is a woman, valerie jarrett who's leg is barely visible. that picture is not fully illustrative of the president's record. according to the "new york times" 43% of mr. obama's appointees h
. an interesting example is we saw the level of the mississippi river has gone down in part because of drought. this makes it difficult. you know, this adds difficulty for commerce, for moving goods. so we're starting to see these impacts sort of trickle through and have dollars and cents bottom line impacts on the economy, on taxpayers, on business. >> it's like it's a domino effect. you can see that happening. all right, coral davenport. thanks. good to see zblup good to see you. >>> learning lessons from california's economy. what that state's budget plan could mean for the rest of the country. coming. you p yet many of us don't meet our daily protein needs? that's why there's boost® high protein nutritional drink. each delicious serving provides fifteen grams of protein to help maintain muscle and help meet expert recommended daily protein needs. plus it provides twenty-six essential vitamins and minerals and is gluten-free. help get the nutrition you need with a complete and balanced nutritional drink. try boost® high protein. also available in powder. this has been medifacts for boost
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